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Presentation To Ce  And Cabinet Nov 29, 2001
 

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A presentation by SATC on Internet Users in Pakistan given to the CE of the country in 2001

A presentation by SATC on Internet Users in Pakistan given to the CE of the country in 2001

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    Presentation To Ce  And Cabinet Nov 29, 2001 Presentation To Ce And Cabinet Nov 29, 2001 Presentation Transcript

    • Weaving IT into the economic fabric …a report card Presentation to the Salman Ansari Chief Executive and Cabinet Advisor, IT and December 2001 Telecom
    • Summary Progress made since March 2000 Future Directions This presentation is subsequent to the presentation of IT Policy, draft Telecom deregulation policy and initiation of Higher education reform
    • Vision and objectives Weave Technology into the fabric of the economy Permeate IT into the social fabric – help make the nation smarter and more informed Address the induction of IT in making the government more efficient and improve the delivery of services to the citizens
    • Targets and time lines Focused actions to enable maximum objectives to be realized by Oct 12, 2002 Short and Long term results
    • Some Tangible Results Progress December 2001
    • August 14, 2000 29 Cities
    • Nov, 2001: 536 locations 83% of the population
    • Bandwidth Available August 2000: 32 Mb/s Sept 2001: 265 Mb/s Operative Data bandwidth 300 250 200 M b /s 150 Operative Data bandwidth 100 today 50 - Start point Ju l-9 6 Ju l-9 7 Ju l-9 8 Ju l-9 9 Ju l-0 0 Ju l-0 1 J a n -9 6 J a n -9 7 J a n -9 8 J a n -9 9 J a n -0 0 J a n -0 1 J a n -0 2
    • Plummeting costs…. June 2000: US$ 87,000/E1 July 2001: US$ 6,000 Cost /E1 100,000 80,000 60,000 US $ Cost /E1 40,000 20,000 Start point - Today 1 00 0 0 1 0 0 1 -0 -0 -0 -0 -0 -0 -0 p- l n ay ay v ar ar Ju Ja Se No M M M M
    • Internet user growth June 2000: 130,000 Oct 2001: 810,000 Internet users Actual users more than 3 1,000,000 Million! 800,000 600,000 Internet users 400,000 200,000 Start point - Today Ja 5 Ja 6 97 Ja 8 99 Ja 0 Ja 1 02 -9 9 9 0 0 n- n- n- n- n- n- n- n Ja Ja Ja
    • Capturing the imagination
    • International Voice communications (circuits) June 2000: 5,000 Sept 2001: 8,000 International circuits International 12,000 10,000 connectivity for voice 8,000 6,000 International circuits 4,000 up by 50% over the last Start point 2,000 - 54 years Ja n -9 5 Ja n -9 6 Ja n -9 7 Ja n -9 8 Ja n -9 9 Ja n -0 0 Ja n -0 1 Ja n -0 2 Today
    • China 2002 Afghanistan 200 Cities on Optical Fibre – up from 100, one year ago Iran India 200 cities on Fibre 432 cities on the Internet
    • Cellular explosion Jan 2001: 225,000 Sept 2001: 810,000 Multiplied 400% in the Cellular Users 1,400,000 last 10 months as1,200,000 Cellular Users Cellular Users 1,000,000 compared to the Start point 800,000 600,000 whole of the last 11 Today 400,000 200,000 CPP years - Jan-95 Jan-96 Jan-97 Jan-98 Jan-99 Jan-00 Jan-01 Jan-02
    • Reaching the grass roots
    • Financial performance PTCL 2000 2001 Revenues 58.6 62 Billion Rs Net Profits 13.3 18.2 Billion Rs Payment to 19.2 26.1 Billion Rs Goverment Earning per share 2.6 3.6 Rupees Return on equity 21% 25% Dividend 2.3% 2.4% Number of employees 55,000 55,000 Net profit per employee 239 325
    • The private sector Cellular Four operators, gross investment US$ 970 Million, target growth: 2 Million users in next 12 months Internet and Data 85 operators, Gross investment US$ 190 Million, target Payphones 12 operators, Prepaid cards Financial Contribution to PTCL’s revenues: Rs. 12 Billion
    • Educate & Train….
    • ‘..the glass is half full…” Proliferation of IT training institutes At the very least it has saved the government billions of rupees in training costs and motivating people to learn to use computers Building on this base
    • Net Impact… Ghari Hassu
    • Education Setting up 7 new IT universities in the next two years Sindh: Korangi, Karachi Baluchistan: Quetta NWFP: Abbotabad Punjab: Raiwind, Lahore Virtual University Comsats FAST IT Faculty training programs
    • Software and IT support Software Technology Parks Training of 25,000 public and private sector people over the last 12 months Medical and legal transcription New comprehensive training programs for IT enabled services
    • Information Technology and Software December 2001
    • Vision & strategy - review software export Lessons from the dot-com crash Not affected since strategy was not primarily based just on exports World IT market US$ 560 B US$ 400 B IT enabled services • Call centers, transcription, out sourced and back office services, software testing • Very short take off times US$ 160 B Software Development • Relatively long gestation times Thrust on Domestic market development Outsourcing and creation of projects
    • Direction and strategy International Partnering initiatives with Pakistanis abroad Incubators Baseline study Sector studies – e.g call centers Co-location initiatives for services GIS mapping and document conversion Out sourcing and back office work
    • Direction and strategy Domestic market stimulation CE’s directive for local software companies Role of Task forces - TReMU and the public private sector coordination Federal and provincial government’s to generate orders for automation Educational networks and initiatives – network Financial networks E-commerce and e-government initiatives
    • Demand generation ISO 9000 certification support Needed for international recognition and market access Specialized training for niche markets and large manpower needs Support for SMEs (Industries) in terms of subsidizing Automation by local software houses
    • Investments December 2001
    • Road Blocks…
    • Road Blocks…
    • Private Sector Investments : public spending) (excluding Jan-June 2001 and announced for 2002 Rupees converted to Million US$ and merged with FDI9 Company Investment Investment Sector 2000/01 2001/02 Informatics, 9 14 IT education 1 APTECH, APIIT, etc 4 ? IT Education Franchisees:IBM, 2 Oracle, Cisco, etc 7 20 It enabled Align 3 services 5 12 Outsourced Mathtech, awaz, 4 software Ascot-Drumond, development other startups 86 Kiosks, IT - Sapura 5 Centers 19 Facilities, 2 Dadabhoy – 6 education Institute, Internet City
    • Private Sector Investments : public spending) (excluding Jan-June 2001 and announced for 2002 Rupees converted to Million US$ and merged with FDI Company Investment Investment Sector 2000/01 2001/02 1 Instaphone 50 50 Wireless access 2 - 20 Paktel Wireless access 3 40 100 Wireless Mobilink Access Cable 4 World Call 17 88 internet Internet, 16 5 Supernet, 12 ASPs, etc Cybernet, Other ISPs 146 425 Total
    • E-government Vision and Objectives Service to Citizen ■ Internal Efficiency & ■ Effectiveness Transparency ■ Spur local IT industry ■
    • Selection of projects High feasibility High visibility Easy to replicate Commonality and multiple utility
    • Coordinating and catalyzing December 2001
    • Coordination of Efforts needed Databases Multiple databases “Newer” :NADRA, NRB, PBM… Existing : PTCL, WAPDA, Banks.. Standards being followed Interfaces and links Languages – English, Urdu, Sindhi,
    • Coordination of Efforts GIS NADRA NRB PTCL Survey of Pakistan C4I Army Survey Group Private sector Many, many, more initiatives
    • The Citizen… Economic and Social impact
    • IT works! Telemedicine projects Tele-surgery, tele-psychaitry, tele-dermatology, Health and Medical portal Women in IT Education, specialized training, Entrepreneurship programs,
    • It really does…! Legislation IT laws, VC regulation, IPR laws, Agriculture GIS program, Crop forecasting IT and Poverty Alleviation Integrated programs
    • The divide
    • The divide?
    • Bring Computers and Internet The princesses of badr to the remotest areas 50,000 low cost computers for schools and colleges all over Pakistan
    • Accessibility Urdu and Regional language software Internet Kiosks Airports, Railway stations Cyber cafes, Internet community centers Rural areas 100 locations PSO - 1800 Petrol Pumps all over Pakistan Post office project – 435 locations
    • The Virtual University To get quality education to the remotest areas Optimize use of scarce resources of faculty Synergy with the Poverty Alleviation program Forward links – TV terrestrial and Satellite Reverse Links – Internet
    • The Virtual University Educational China 2002 Optical Fibre backbone Afghanistan direct access • 60 Universities • 2500 schools and colleges Upto 10,000 institutions via dial up Iran Intranet India Two Content Server nodes 200 cities on Fibre 432 cities on the Internet
    • Telecommunications Biggest growth area
    • Projected Middle Eastern inter-regional traffic, cumulative 1999-2005* Western Europe North and CIS America 20 Gbps Asia 58 Gbps Middle East 11 Gbps 27 Gbps * Source: Ovum Ltd.
    • Wireless and Telecommunications Investment forecast The most important investment scenario for Investments into Pakistan over the next 3-4 years Potential of over US$ 10-15 B (Sri Lanka example of $ 2.8 B for one region) Must be coherently tackled
    • PAKSAT project…1 After the CE’s directive to move expeditiously Advertised Internationally for an Expression of Interest for companies to participate Advertised for international consultants Meetings with stake holders Direction Short term Long term
    • PAKSAT project…1 Issues surfaced after Sept 11 13 companies responded Consultant hired Short Term plan given inputs at meeting at SPD Discussions underway with Inter-sputnik – Russia US companies European companies Target for next step Dec 17 for issuing RFPs to interested parties On track so far
    • National Strategic Optical Fiber Network Along Motorway
    • New Undersea Optical Fibre Legend Existing SMW 3 Existing FLAG Proposed new spur Branch Units
    • Multi-service VSAT
    • Afghanistan….. Support and synergies Telecommunications •Reconstruction •Satellite – Rural and emergency communications •Wireless access Training and IT education
    • Afghanistan Network deployment concepts Map is for illustrative purposes only 3 5 Baglān Mehtar Lām Asādābād Chârîkâr 1 2 6 Administrati Pop. Place ve Division 2001 Kâbul 2,080.0 Kābul Qandahar 329.3 Qandahār Balkh 232.8 Mazār-e Šarīf Čārīkār Parwân 191.0 • Kabul – DMS MTX & GMP 1 4 Herât 161.7 Herāt for Mobile/ International/ MTX & 1 Nangarhâr 154.2 Jalālābād Gateway PBX – Voice & Data Service Mehtar Lām Lagmân 118.5 Qalc eh-ye Naw Bâdgîs 115.2 • DMS MTX’s in next 5 cities 2 2 MTX Baglān Baglân 114.2 (suggested cities based on Qundûz 111.2 Qundūz Population & location) BTS homed Asādābād Kunar 101.6 to MTX Gardez Paktiyâ 99.5 • BTS-only cities to extend coverage while minimising cost – then road coverage
    • Multi-service VSAT
    • 24 months ago…. Today once again…